Cowrie is an open-source SSH/Telnet honeypot that can simulate a vulnerable SSH server, helping you detect and analyze potential threats. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the installation process on Ubuntu 22.04.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt-get install git python3-virtualenv libssl-dev libffi-dev build-essential libpython3-dev python3-minimal authbind virtualenv
python3 -V
sudo apt install python3.10-venv
sudo adduser --disabled-password cowrie
su - cowrie
cd ~
git clone
cd cowrie
python3 -m venv cowrie-env
source cowrie-env/bin/activate
pip install --upgrade pip
pip install --upgrade -r requirements.txt
bin/cowrie start
bin/cowrie status
netstat -tulpn

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